Job opportunities with ASBP members! May 2024

Human Nature seek Part II level Architectural Assistant

Human Nature is a campaigning development company with a strong urbanism and design sensibility. They are committed to creating a new generation of remarkable neighbourhoods which nurture local communities and offer a much-needed model of abundant, sustainable living.  This is an exciting opportunity to join their fast-growing team as they look to expand their in-house design capacity to work alongside our extensive external team of architects and engineers.

Human Nature Places is based in Lewes and also have a London office. Their design team typically work two days a week in Lewes and three days in London, though this is flexible and working from home is also possible.  More information via LinkedIn:

Applications to before 14 June 2024.

John Gilbert seeks Passivhaus Designer

John Gilbert Architects is a Scottish design studio based in Glasgow, passionate about designing places for people and the planet. They deliver beautiful, efficient, affordable projects designed with users, residents and the community. They undertake design work from a strategic level to detailed architecture with creativity, enthusiasm and knowledge.

Between JGA and their sister organisation, Sussed Sustainability, they have more than 20 Passivhaus projects worth in excess of £350m, giving the right candidate a fantastic opportunity to work on a massive range of projects, with a range of design and construction teams and be at the forefront of Passivhaus development.

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Cullinan Studio seeks a Part 1 Architectural Assistant

Founded in 1965 as a co-operative, Cullinan Studio are the original collaborators and co-designers. They have a wealth of experience in creating innovative buildings that achieve client goals and connect with communities and the natural world.

Cullinan Studio welcomes creative and engaged applicants with exceptional design talent and graphics skills to join their Nottingham studio. More information at

Adaptavate seek Business Support Administrator

Adaptavate is a business of the future, a dynamic team of engineers, thinkers, walkers, parents, dreamers, climbers, scientists, gardeners, friends, and visionaries.  People who think differently to make a significant impact through our work… together. They are establishing a leading business to answer the urgent call to decarbonise construction globally. This is done by developing the carbon-negative technologies and products needed, and the industrial ecosystem to deploy them fast, anywhere in the world. Adaptavate develop low-carbon and carbon-negative construction materials as a form of Carbon Capture and Utilisation (CCU), with circularity at the core.

Adaptavate are expanding their team and need a Business Support Administrator to support them, collaborate with them and help them achieve all that they are aiming for.

Further details on the Adaptavate website -


Back to Earth seek Technical Sales & Specification Advisor

Back to Earth was started in 1995 by Chris Brookman, a Chemistry graduate, and was originally a building company specialising construction with sustainable materials such as cob and lime. By 2007 the business had morphed into a materials supplier at which point Back to Earth’s sole business was supplying sustainable building materials.

The current vacancy is for a Technical Sales & Specification Advisor to give technical advice and specifying sustainable building materials for a variety of applications via telephone and email. A knowledge of U-Values and construction is essential and knowledge of Hygrothermal calculations would be beneficial. This role is full time and based in our office on the outskirts of Exeter with the opportunity for mixed hybrid working.  For the right candidate part time working may also be  accommodated. There may be occasions when travel throughout the UK is required to attend trade shows.

Find out more at


Career opportunities with Ecological Building Systems

Are you passionate about sustainability in the building trade?  Enjoy solving problems? A drive to be part of something that will help the environment around us? Read on to see if you could be one of the new team members of ASBP Patron member Ecological Building Systems.


Check out the current vacancies with Ecological Building Systems on their job opportunities on the website. 

These include:

Technical Specification Advisor – Ventilation Systems
Location: UK - Working from home with travel Closing Date: 31st May 2024 

Technical Specification Advisor (Carlisle)
Location: Cardewlees, Carlisle, UK. Office based. Closing Date: 31st May 2024


Job opportunity for a Services Engineer from RAFT

Retrofit Action for Tomorrow (RAFT) delivers school engagement workshops, heat decarbonisation plans, detailed retrofit design, community engagement, whole life carbon studies and estate decarbonisation studies. RAFT is a growing organisation with an aim RAFT aims to support the delivery of well-performing buildings, biodiverse landscapes, waste and resource efficiency, wide opportunities for green jobs, careers and local supply chains, and emissions-free local economic growth. Details of all vacancies are on the RAFT website -


RAFT is currently seeking a Services Engineer. This core role is to assist RAFT with services design for retrofit projects from earlystage heat decarbonisation plans and detailed design through to delivery, soft landings, and post occupancy evaluation. You will be designing heat pump systems, MVHR, lighting and assessing and mitigating overheating. You will receive support and bespoke on-project training from the experienced PassivHaus designer and engineer Alan Clarke. Hours: 40 hours per week. Workspace: Hybrid – Part-time work at RAFT office in Waterloo or work from home. Available From: May Salary Range: £38k to £42k.. Deadline: 15th April 2024



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